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'Jetman' flies over Rio, lands on Copacabana Beach

Joe Parker / Breitling via Reuters

Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, jumps from a helicopter before a successful flight over Rio de Janiero, Brazil in this May 2 handout photograph released by Breitling. The Swiss aviator dropped from a helicopter and deployed the jet-powered carbon-kevlar "Jetwing" and uses his body to steer as he flew over the city before landing on Copacabana Beach.

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Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, flies past the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain.

Joe Parker / AP

In this photograph provided by the Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, prepares to land on Copacabana beach after a flight over Rio de Janiero.

Dado Gladieri / Breitling via AP

Commercial Photo - Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, smiles after just landing on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janiero.

Swiss jetman Yves Rossy stunned onlookers with an amazing flying display over Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.

You can see Jetman's flight over the Grand Canyon in PhotoBlog.

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